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Thanks to a grant from the Navy's mad scientists, Virginia Tech engineers have built a giant, floppy, silicon-layered tool for undersea surveillance.
How big is the Navy's 2013 push for laser weapons? Its top scientists have announced an effort to stash laser weapons on Marine trucks that can shoot down small drones.
In 2004, Osama bin Laden explained how his terrorists were going to win its struggle against a vastly more powerful adversary: al-Qaida sought to “blee[d] America to the point of bankruptcy.” Bin Laden is dead and his organization is a...
For Mexico's drug cartels, children are considered expendable soldiers, according to a report from a prominent non-governmental organization.
Most of the smugglers moving drugs for the cartels are U.S. citizens, according to the Center for Investigative Reporting. But the Border Patrol has given the opposite impression.
For the Syrian rebel whose sniper skills start and end with videogames, here comes what appears to be a crude remote-controlled sniper rifle.
Northrop Grumman, Boeing, General Atomics and Lockheed Martin are set to square off in a contest to build the first drone to operate off an aircraft carrier.
How best to track combat fatigue? Darpa's interested in sensors that stick to the skin, like a temporary tattoo, to track troops' heart rates, bio-electric signals and more.
The specs for Darpa's next big drone program point to its potential to act as a datalink between ships and planes. That would solve big problems for the Navy and Air Force.
Internet hygiene alert: the Air Force has warned airmen not to send compromising pictures of themselves to scammers who pose as would-be paramours online.
Prepare to enter the shadowy world of Tinfoil Tuesday. This week, an extraterrestrial bodyguard protects the president, according to conspiracy theorists. But the White House dismisses the allegations and says it's too costly.
The Navy is readying its F/A-18 Super Hornet fighters to complement its planned stealthy F-35s. And, if necessary, do the Joint Strike Fighter's job.
Janet Hamlin's charcoal portraits provide nearly all the imagery from Gitmo military trials the public has seen since 2006. Here's a selection from her sketchbook.
The Pentagon's blue-sky researchers are eyeing computers that can learn on their own, which could make for some advanced new smart machines -- which are simple enough for non-experts to use as well.
Social media is just too disruptive, according to a prominent jihadist theoretician. It's killing off the traditional jihadi web forum.
Beijing ran into loads of trouble with its first ship-based jet -- and that has huge implications. Air operations aboard a carrier ain't easy.
The Pentagon's mobile device plan is just getting off the ground. And contrary to rumors, it doesn't involve abandoning BlackBerry.
Mexican drug cartels have been caught sneaking dope into U.S. inside containers full of hazardous industrial chemicals. Lovely. Now the Border Patrol are calling in the decontamination teams.
The U.S. government just put a $5 million bounty on the world's premiere rapping, tweeting jihadist. #bandz #racks #worldstar #terrorism
It's supposed to be a time of smaller military budgets. But the Air Force is seeing if it can pay someone to set up a Fantasy Football league for it.